Also men came home from the war eager to get back with their women and have

Also men came home from the war eager to get back

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Also, men came home from the war eager to get back with their women and have children. 3. Most historians believe that the causes of World War II can be traced to World War I (1914-1918). Americans had fought in that earlier war to "make the world safe for democracy." Those were the words and goals of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson. But the peace treaties that ended World War I did not make the world safe for democracy. Instead, they caused bitterness and anger that led to World War II. The desperation caused by the global depression and Germany invade Poland was also another factor. 4. He believed the fight against racism was related to the fight against fascism. Contrast isolationist and internationalist viewpoints. 5. Isolationist wanted to secure the western hemisphere against attack, and stay out of war, while the Internationalist wanted the US to have a free-trading, open door world economy as a solution to international conflict. 6. Roosevelt say if there was to be a war his administration would not repeat the repression of the WWI 7. During this time the United States became inherently isolationist and unwilling to get involved with world affairs. This essay will discuss whether President Roosevelt was viewed “as the pawn of public and Congressional isolationism, or as a sagacious politician who slowly guided the nation toward his own internationalist philosophy. ”George F. Kennan wrote “World War II seemed really so extensively predetermined; it developed and rolled its course with the relentless logic of the last act of a classical tragedy.” NOTES: TO FOLLOW UP / QUESTIONS TO ASK IN CLASS
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  • Fall '18
  • M. Tomberlin
  • History, World War II

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